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Prisoners of Buchenwald.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Caption on front of photograph reads: "16 April 1945. Master caption. These pictures show conditions of filth and starvation endured by prisoners of the infamous Buchenwald concentration camp near Weimar, Germany where an average of 220 persons, many of them political prisoners of high intellectual standing, died every day of malnutrition, disease and incessant torture by the inhamus [sic] nazis. The photographs were taken by a rehabilitation officer of the arm Chief Surgeon's Office when he arrived at the camp three days after Weimar was taken by the U.S. Third Army. On that day military government officials rounded up some 1200 German citizens of Weimar, led them through the camp and forced them to view the panorama of sadism for which they were told "you are responsible". A group of prisoners preparing extra nourishment. They are given black bread and horse meat hash from the central mess."
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Buchenwald (Concentration camp)
World War, 1939-1945
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
t Photographs of the Nazi war crimes trials, 1945-1946